LINDSAY DANIELLE GITTER (Jess) Previous credits include You Are Perfect (White Horse Theater Co), Dress of Fire (Off-Broadway), Crashlight (Off-Broadway), Popped (by Dmitry Lipkin, HBO’s Hung), The Pajama Game (Downey CLO). BFA from NYU for Drama and Writing. Lindsay is also an accomplished songwriter and the recipient of ASCAP’s Jay Gorney Award for her original music. lindsaygitter.com
LYNN ADRIANNA FREEDMAN (Jane) Born and raised in the Bronx, Lynn Adrianna has performed in some iconic female roles; Antigone in Antigone, Isabella in Measure for Measure and Hindl in God of Vengeance in addition to a panoply of plays in NY and LA. Some fave TV/film credits include: Madolina Colombo in The Offer, her, American Crime Story: Impeachment, Gone Girl, FBI, Grace and Frankie and more. Lynn is in soft prep on her first feature, Montauk, which she wrote, is producing, and will star in.
DAVID HUNTER JR. (Kip) is an actor, writer and producer with a desire to tell stories that impact, inspire, educate and entertain. He is a proud graduate of Hampton University and also studied acting at the Identity School of Acting. He is thankful to be part of this production and would love for you to stay in touch. @DavidHunterJr
LIANA ARÁUZ (Darby) Studied at the New Actor Theatre Workshop with Oscar winning Mike Nichols and Second City Founder Paul Sills. Previous credits include The Public Theatre, The Controversy of Valladolid, CV Rep La Gringa, IATI Good and Sex Day (actor/producer), and the world premiere of Detained at The Fountain Theatre. On screen: S.W.A.T. (CBS), Gentefied, BEEF (Netflix), Party of Five (Hulu) and the films The Pilgrim (PBS), Better Half(Amazon) the Emmy/Oscar winner short Stealth among others www.imdb.me/liana.arauz
ROD SWEITZER (Eddie) Founding Artistic Director of WHTC. NYC stage credits include: Broken Story, Clothes for a Summer Hotel, Small Craft Warnings, Buried Child, The Late Henry Moss, States Of Shock, A Lie Of The Mind, and True West (WHTC); Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing In A Hurry (PRTT). LA credits include: A View From The Bridge(PRT), Foote Notes & The Idiot Box (Open Fist), Out In The Woods (Zeitgeist Theater) The Gun (Electric Lodge). Film credits include: King Richard, They Want Dick Dickster, Christ Rising, and Psycho Cop II. TV Credits include: House Of Deadly Secrets, Psycho Sister In Law, Married With Secrets, Chernobyl: Zone Of Exclusion, Guiding Light, The Bold And The Beautiful, As The World Turns.
CYNDY A. MARION (Playwright) is the Producing Artistic Director of White Horse Theater Company for which she directed the NYC World Premiere of Broken Story. She also directed the NYC World Premiere and LA production of her first full-length play You Are Perfect. You Are Perfect has also appeared at The Red Mask Players’ Kathryn Randolph Theater in Danville, IL, The Toronto Fringe Festival, Off-Broadway’s Theatre 80, Theater for the New City's "On The Air" and Charlotte Off-Broadway’s Page to Stage Series. Other directing credits include: A Cavalier for Milady, Eyes for Consuela, Clothes for a Summer Hotel, In The Bar of A Tokyo Hotel, The Late Henry Moss (WHTC) and the World Premieres of The Book of Lambert and MINA by Obie-winner Leslie Lee (La MaMa E.T.C.) She is currently developing her latest play Thistles. MFA in Directing Brooklyn College, member of SDC, Dramatists Guild & The Players.
TAMARA RUPPART (Director) has worked as a director, producer and actor. Originally from NYC she was a Stage Manager for Broadway's Phantom of the Opera, and once in LA crew for over 100 episodes of network television. Film/TV directing credits include Rising Sun, Rising Soul (doc), Japanese-language film Path of Dreams (short), and Season 1(14 episodes) of The Kool School (edu). Path of Dreams has won/been nominated for 17 awards, including Best Short and the Award of Excellence (Winter Film Awards, NYC), Best Short (LA WIFF), and the Director’s Choice Award (Cinema on the Bayou). Theater directing credits include Extinction (World Premiere), two productions of Kokoro (True Heart), and numerous productions for USC (where she has been an adjunct professor). Tamara studied Digital Filmmaking at NY Film Academy in LA, received an MFA in Directing from The New School for Drama, and a BA in Theater from Davidson College. https://tamararuppart.com
ANDIS GJONI (Resident Set Designer) Credits include: The opera The Consul (set & costumes) Is He Dead by Mark Twain (sets, costumes & directing), Eyes for Consuela (set), La Serva Padrona (set & directing) Destination: Opera Festival in Ocean Grove NJ, Hansel & Grettle, NJ State Opera, Porgy & Bess, (co-directing, costumes and sets) West Side Story and Kiss me Kate (sets and costumes) at the National Opera Theater of Albania, Mina (La MaMa) Uncle Vanya (Sonet Repertory), PB&J (NYC Fringe Festival) The Book of Lambert (La MaMa) and Villa Diodati (45th Street Theater/ NY Musical Festival) for which he received honorific mentioning for the set design. Andis has just published his book about his creations entitled The Passion for the Stage. He is director of the board of Albanian Excellence, a not for profit that promotes Albanian culture and heritage.
KATELAN BRAYMER (Lighting Designer) is a Lighting Designer for Theatre, Dance and Opera. Recent Designs: Drift, 90Sugar, Time, ROSEWOOD (Micaela Taylor); Land of the Sweets, Company Debut (Movement Headquarters Ballet); Terra (LACDC); Safe and Sound, Gnarled (Kevin Williamson). Recent US/International Tours: All the Sex I've Ever Had: Chicago / Austin / Belgium / Finland (Mammalian Diving Reflex); Corps (Milka Djordjevich). www.KatelanBraymer.com(link is external)
DEREK NYE LOCKWOOD (Resident Costume Designer) Originally from Ojai, Ca, Derek is now a resident of NYC. Other White Horse Productions include: You Are Perfect, A Perfect Analysis Given by A Parrot, Eyes For Consuela, ‘night, Mother and A Cavalier For Milady. Other credits include: Legally Blonde the international tour, South Pacific, Mary Poppins, Titanic, Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate, and White Christmas directed by Randy Skinner, and Coordinator for William Ivy Longs Dreamgirls Shanghai and Tokyo Tour. Derek is currently the Wardrobe Supervisor for New York City Opera & Gossip Girl Background.
ANDY EVAN COHEN (Resident Sound Designer) Previous WHTC credits include You Are Perfect, Eyes for Consuela, and 'night, Mother. Other credits include off-Broadway's The Orchard (with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Jessica Hecht), If Only (with Melissa Gilbert), God Shows Up, My Parsifal Conductor, Imagining Madoff, and Pushkin. Film and TV credits include scores for the documentaries Less Than Or Equal To and Stig Dagerman: Making Of A Man, as well as several short films and web/streaming episodes. www.rolypolyproductions.com(link is external)
JOE GIANONO (Resident Composer/Arranger/Incidental Music) has been the resident composer of the White Horse Theater Company for 13 plus years. “Small Craft Warnings” and other music written for White Horse has achieved international acclaim and is featured on WQXR, the premier classical music station, on a regular basis. My thanks goes out once again to Playwright, Producer and Director, Cyndy A. Marion for her bringing out the best in me every time. Joe Gianono writes and produces his own music and is available worldwide on all digital music platforms. Please visit: www.joegianono.com(link is external)
GAIL THACKER (Projection Polaroid Photography) Since 2006 Thacker has been the owner and artistic director of The Gene Frankel Theater in NYC. She continues to work as a visual artist using art and theatre as her performance space. Her Polaroid work is included in collections, including the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, The Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, MA), The Polaroid Collection (Massachusetts), The Fotomuseum Winterthur (Switzerland), CGAC (Spain), and The Museum of the City of New York. Publications include: Between the Sun and the Moon Gail Thacker’s Polaroids (City University of New York), The Polaroid Book (Taschen), There Was A Sense of Family; The Friends of Mark Morrisroe (Moderne Kunst Nürnbergsa), and Gail Thacker Fugitive Moments(Howl Press).
LINDA S. NELSON (Dramaturg) also an actor, director, producer. Dramaturge for playwright/novelist, Cailin Heffernan; Screenwriter, Michael Lee Stever; and playwrights Roman Feeser, Bob Ost, and Phil Olson on his popular series, Don’t Hug Me. Starting as dramaturge for Vietnam…through my lens, by Stu Richel, she tours nationally as its producer/director, www.vietnamthroughmylens.com(link is external). Actor with White Horse: Small Craft Warnings, A Perfect Analysis Given By A Parrot, and A Cavalier For Milady.
ALLISON BIBICOFF (Intimacy Coordinator) is a trained and experienced Intimacy Director for theatre, film, & TV, who has studied with three companies in three countries. She is one of only 34 in her field in the U.S. who are on the SAG-AFTRA Registry. She is also a dance choreographer, with credits that include Assistant Choreographer for Xanadu on Broadway, which received 4 Tony nominations, including Best Choreography. She is currently taking advanced classes to improve her ASL (American Sign Language). www.AllisonBibicoff.com
HANNAH RAYMOND (Stage Manager) is a Texas native who recently moved to Los Angeles. Previous credits include Spongebob The Musical, Legally Blonde The Musical, A Midsummer’s Night Dream, and Beauty and the Beast. She would love to thank her family for always supporting her. Insta @bananaslaymond
BRANDI L. JOHNSON (Assistant Stage Manager) is an LA-based Stage Manager/ASM. Credits include: Narsociety musical Hollywood Fringe Festival 6/2017, Winter is Coming musical and Shadow of Doubt (MB Stage Productions) Hollywood Fringe Festival 6/2016, LA Women of Theatre Fest 3/2016-present, Sound Engineer: Judas Iscariot Cal State University, Long Beach 2015, Education: Cal State University, Long Beach (2015) BA Journalism
VANESSA R. BOMBARDIERI (Executive Producer) is the Managing Director of White Horse Theater Company. Most recently she was Associate Director for Broken Story's premiere production in NYC with WHTC. She also directed the first developmental reading of the play. Vanessa directed the premiere of Mary Goggin’s solo show Runaway Princess at PIT’s SOLOCOM. Other WHTC credits include: Assoc. Producer for Hedy! at The Players, Assoc. Director for A Cavalier for Milady & Dramaturg for You Are Perfect (NYC Premiere & Toronto). Additional credits include: LaMaMa, Performance Space New York, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dorset Theatre Festival and The New Repertory Theatre. She holds a BA in Theatre Directing from Bard College.
SUSAN LAMBERT HATEM (Co-Producer) is a writer, producer & director. Projects include: CONFIDENCE (and The Speech), My Dinner With Andrea, The Flirt Bar, Five Players in Search of a Win, Bend in the Road: The Anne of Green Gables Musical, Ty the Pie Guy, O Baby Mine, An Appalachian Twelfth Night, Poison Apple. Through her company, 134 West, Susan develops new works and diverse voices. www.susanlamberthatem.com(link is external)
LAURA SINER, Muse Studio Consulting (Marketing Strategy) Previously worked with WHTC on the marketing strategy for Broken Story (NYC) and You Are Perfect (LA). WHTC stage credits include ‘night, Mother and In The Bar of A Tokyo Hotel. More recently, live-streamed readings of Tennessee Williams’ Something Unspoken and Cyndy A. Marion’s new play Thistles. AEA, SAG-AFTRA www.laurasiner.net(link is external)
ERIK SCHARK (Casting Director) started in the offices of Margolis-Seay Casting, assisting with the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). He then became the casting director for the Genesius Theatre Guild, working on projects including K-Pax, Trini: The Trini Lopez Musical, and Shakedown Street, featuring the music of the Grateful Dead. He is currently the casting director for Theatre Now New York.
EMILY OWENS PR is a media relations professional specializing in new work premiering Off and Off-Off Broadway. EOPR's clients include performing arts venues, theatre festivals, indie theatre companies, self-producing artists, and early career playwrights. www.emilyowenspr.com(link is external)